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Author(s):Education Trust
Title:Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Source:http://www2.edtrust.org/edtrust/summaries2006/W...
Date:2006
Organization:Education Trust
Short Description:This report examines educational attainment and achievement in Washington 2005-06.
Annotation:This report examines educational attainment and achievement in Washington 2005-06. Indicators include demographics, K-12 achievement, K-12 coursetaking, college participation, college affordability, and college completion.
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Associated Keywords:
Achievement Gap
Demographics
Documents
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Elementary School
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
High School
High School Graduation/Dropout Prevention
Middle School
Minority/Race/Ethnicity
Participation
Persistence/Retention
Preparation/College Readiness
State-Level Information
Teaching/Teacher Quality

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Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
College readiness and high school-to-college success
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Developmental education in community colleges
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Postsecondary success
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Research support for school counseling
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Projections of education statistics to 2014
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Indian students and college preparation
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Kids Count state-level data online
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Latinos in undergraduate education
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
YMCA
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
The national articulation and transfer network
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
A college access contract
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Indiana's guide to paying for college
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
The minds of boys
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
McNair scholar handbook
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
State future workforce gap summaries
The future workforce of Indiana
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
California District Report Cards
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Assets & opportunity scorecard
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Community colleges under stress
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Think college? Me? Now?
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
The Perkins Act of 2006: Connecting career and technical education with the college and career readiness agenda
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Access to success initiative
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
National Council of La Raza
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
School Redesign Network
Academic competitiveness grants
A Better Chance.org
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
College: Making It Happen
Latino students and U.S. high schools
No county left behind: The persistence of educational deprivation in Indiana
Mission: Possible!
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Leading by example
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Latinos in elementary education
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
A voice from the middle
Accelerated learning for all
Schools to watch
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Talent Development High Schools
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
Student loan forgiveness programs
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
College access: From the inside out
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2003
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Education Trust, Inc
Postsecondary education opportunity
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
African American achievement in America
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Institutional graduation rate for 1985 entering cohorts
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
State higher education finance: FY 2004
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Everybody ready for college
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Buying college: What consumers need to know
College completion toolkit
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do teachers need to know?
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
ED Data Express
HBCU distance learning 2010
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
The impact of teacher experience
Closing the gap between high school and college
Latino college completion: California
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Latino college completion: Texas
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity, 1992-2022 (State Profiles)
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Growing What Works Database
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
How much are college students borrowing?
The state of learning disabilities 2009
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Summer Search
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Deciding on postsecondary education
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school remediation
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Understanding the common core state standards
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
The Future Ready Project
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Latino college completion in 50 states
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Information constraints and financial aid policy
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
The economic case for higher education
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
A next social contract for the primary years of education
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
College Savings Foundation
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Complete College America
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
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Financial aid in theory and practice
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Making high school students into "college material"
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Breakthrough Collaborative
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Community college and high school partnerships
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
The rise of college student borrowing
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
The College Completion Agenda
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
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Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
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Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
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Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
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The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
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The nation's report card: Science 2009
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Federal student aid for counselors
Bridge Partnership
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Minority student achievement network
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
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Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
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The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
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Achievement in America
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Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Do graduation tests measure up: A closer look at state high school exit exams
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
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College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
The graduation gap: Using promoting power to examine the number and characteristics of high schools with high and low graduation rates in the nation and in each state
College success programs
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
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Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
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Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
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The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
National Center for College Costs
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Report on key practices and policies of consistently higher performing high schools
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
KnowHow2GO
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
American Indian higher education consortium
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Returning to our roots: Student access
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Correctional education facts
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Just for the kids
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Funding Gaps 2006
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Indiana college completion rates 2007
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Digest of education statistics: 2006
College Access: Indiana
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Opening Doors project publications
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
High school dropouts in America
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
National and state data
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
The future of public education in New Orleans
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
Enrollment status and outcomes
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
The Kalamazoo Promise
Parent primer on career exploration
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
More student success: A systemic solution
ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES: Determining Need and Investing Wisely
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Project Complete
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Indiana college success coalition
For every 100 girls...
College For Every Student
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Indiana by the numbers
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
ERIN Project: Education Resource Information Navigator
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
What is "career ready"?
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
Western Policy Exchanges
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
On the road to success
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Mobility makers
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Prison vs. Princeton
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
The student debt crisis
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
YouthBuild USA
College.gov
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Dropout prevention practice guide
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Evolving No Child Left Behind
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
Indiana higher education facts
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Student debt and the class of 2007
Schools, skills, and synapses
College tools for schools
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
CollegeAnswer.com
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Raising boys' achievement
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
Scholarships for Hispanics
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Federal Education Budget Project
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Diverse issues in higher education
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
What every college access practitioner should know: About the importance of commitment
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
What every college access practitioner should know about: The early college high school initiative – Indiana plans for the early college high school for science and technologies
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Explaining financial aid
Economic mobility project
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
College planning resource directory
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Community college fast facts
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
The Breakthrough High School project
Higher education accountability for student learning
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Student debt and the class of 2006
Project on student debt: State by state data
Postsecondary Access and Success
State of college readiness for Latino students
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Effective literacy and English language instruction for English learners in the elementary grades
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
The Sallie Mae Fund
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Value-added analysis and education policy
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Are public schools really losing their "best"? Assessing the career transitions of teachers and their implications for the quality of the teacher workforce
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
The first year of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
African American students and U.S. high schools
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Fund Your Future: Student Financial Aid Workbook
Helping Teens Succeed
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Indiana State Profile
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Expanding learning time in high schools
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
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U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
State and district-level support for successful transitions into high school
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Immigration debate resources
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
National football league high school website: Academics
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap (Spanish Version)
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Stats Indiana
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Issue brief - What students need, part 1: Dropout prevention and recovery
Keeping students in school: What other states are doing for at-risk students
The dropout crisis: Promising approaches in prevention and recovery
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Trends in college pricing 2006
Indiana's dropout prevention tool-kit: A legislative primer
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Federal, state, and local roles supporting alternative education
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Forum guide to education indicators
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
Ranking of high school to college rates for 50 states
High school graduation rates, college continuation rates, and chance for college by state: 1986, 1988, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, and 2000
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
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Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
High school graduation, completion, and dropout indicators: A primer and catalog
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
State higher education finance: FY 2003
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Foundation for excellent schools
Project GRAD
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Education commission of the states: Online high school policy database
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Success for All Foundation
SMASH Academy
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Section 529 state college savings programs
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
The Progress of education reform: Hispanic achievement
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Community college student survey
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Parents' guide to student success
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
Steps taken on the path forward
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Latino college completion: State series
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
ESEA Briefing Book
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do parents need to know?
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
CollegeMeasures.org
Which achievement gap?
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
Why is college so expensive?
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Student debt and the class of 2009
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
Better benefits: Reforming teacher pensions for a changing workforce
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Scholarships for students regardless of immigration status: 2009-2010
College planning for undocumented students
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Transitioning to the new high school graduation rate
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
National Coalition for College Completion
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
The undereducated American
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Creating a college-going culture for English-language learners
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Background and context for equity audits
Using student achievement data to support instructional decision making
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Off to College.com
Still a freshman: Examining the prevalence and characteristics of ninth-grade retention across six states
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Meeting the invention challenge
The public realities of private student loans
The accountability illusion
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Gallup student poll national report
Parsing the achievement gap II
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Empowering effective teachers: Strategies for implementing reforms
Gold Star School Counseling
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Effective instructional strategies
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Financial education in TRIO programs
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
CollegeFish.org
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
Family factors and student outcomes
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Mini-digest of education statistics, 2009
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
How youth plan to fund college
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
Teacher salaries and benefits: 2003-08
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
Afterschool Alliance
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
College Board AP Summary Reports: 2009
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarship Resources
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
The National Indian Education Study
Comparing NCLB and the Obama administration's blueprint
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
What are examples of state legislation focused on high school dropout prevention?
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Diploma to nowhere
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Trends in student aid 2012
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Kids Count Data Center
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Parents want to know
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Cohort default rates in context
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Grading student loans
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
The road to high-quality early education
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
School turnaround teachers: Competencies for success
End-of-course exams: A growing trend in high school-level assessments
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
Dual credit in Indiana: Policy barriers identified by the CELL high school-to-college transition project
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Making graduation a priority
Do high school grade configurations affect student achievement and outcomes?
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
"Ahead of the curve" charter school policies
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
RTI classification tool and resource locator
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
A paradox of education progress
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Believing the College Dream (Curriculum guide for college planning)
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
A Profile of California Partnership Academies 2004–2005
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Retaining teacher talent: Teaching for a living
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Ohio State University Department of Mathematics Early Mathematics Placement Testing
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West: 2009-10
Focusing on the essentials for college and career readiness: Policy implications of the ACT national curriculum survey results 2009
Supplemental educational services non-regulatory guidance
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Maximum P-12 class size policies
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Learning Point Associates: Data for school improvement
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Perspectives on the key K-12 legislation of 2009
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
IPEDS Data Center
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
Coming of age (information about educational equity audits)
Student debt and the class of 2008
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Rising by Degrees
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Affordability of UNCF-member institutions
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
The 2003 Ontario College Applicant Survey
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Does money matter? II
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Assisting students struggling with reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and multi-tier intervention in the primary grades
Common Core State Standards Initiative
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Teacher and staff activities to create a college-going culture
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Implementing common core state standards and assessments: A workbook for state and district leaders
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Expanded measures of school performance
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
2011 ACT national and state scores: State reports
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
GetMeToCollege.org: For undocumented students
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Improving community college success
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Shifting trends in special education
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Expanding options